Annie Belz | Brunswick Group
Annie Belz

Annie Belz

Director, Abu Dhabi

Annie Belz is Director of Brunswick Arts Gulf, based in Abu Dhabi. With over a decade’s experience in contemporary art, media, and luxury, Annie brings a network of global stakeholders and dynamic advisory expertise to a diverse client base.

Prior to joining Brunswick, she created cultural partnerships between brands and arts institutions and advised museums and nonprofits on communications strategy through her own consultancy. Previously, she was Director of Advertising at Artforum magazine, with a portfolio of clients spanning museums, nonprofits, commercial galleries, art fairs, artists, luxury brands, real estate firms, and hospitality groups. With Brunswick Arts, she has led on advising institutions (Louvre Abu Dhabi, Grand Egyptian Museum), as well as private and public sector leaders (Department of Culture and Tourism—Abu Dhabi, Kerzner International, Christie’s Middle East, ICD Brookfield Place), shaping the future regional landscape.

Annie has lived and worked in France, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. She has led business development on behalf of media companies in Europe, the Middle East, the Arab world, and Latin America. She has professional fluency in French and aspirations of fluency in others.

She received her BA (Summa cum laude) in English from Wheaton College (MA) with minors in Art History and French Language and Literature, and she holds an M.St. in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford.